Kirkley & Pakefield FC commenced their pre-season training last week with first team manager Mark Willis announcing that last season’s assistant player manager Ross King had decided to retire from football.
A good size crowd were at Walmer Road on Saturday to watch Kirkley & Pakefield play their final game of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season against Long Melford.
Kirkley & Pakefield were unable to make it two home wins in the space of three days on Easter Monday after failing to build on a brilliant opener from Ross King against Stanway Rovers.
Kirkley & Pakefield entertained Ely City in a re-arranged Thurlow Nunn Premier Division League match on Tuesday, created after a successful FA Vase run by the Robins to the last 16.
The long journey to Saffron Walden on Saturday saw a weakened Kirkley & Pakefield, without the injured Lewis Hammond and unavailable Ross King, fall to a 3-1 defeat.
Friday evening saw Kirkley & Pakefield travel to Emerald Park, Gorleston for a derby with neighbours Gorleston and slipped to a 3-1 defeat.
Kirkley & Pakefield were in action against last season’s Division One champions Wivenhoe Town and won 4-1 to complete a quick double, having won 3-0 a few weeks ago in Essex.
On a cold, wet and gloomy Saturday, Kirkley & Pakefield played hosts to Ipswich Wanderers at Walmer Road.
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